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Tower House (Medieval)

Site Name 'Dundronok'

Classification Tower House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) 'Durnock'; Dornock House

Canmore ID 86788

Site Number NY26NW 26

NGR NY 231 659

NGR Description NY c. 231 659

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Dornock
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire


Note (4 January 1996)

NY c. 231 659 NY26NW 26

The tower of 'Dundronok' is noted on a map of 1590 and also in Blaeu's Atlas, where it is cited as 'Durnock'. The location is uncertain, but it may have stood in the vicinity of Dornock House (NY26NW 27).

Information from RCAHMS (IF), 4 January 1996.

(J and R Hyslop 1912; J M Corrie 1916; J Stone 1991).

Listed as tower.

RCAHMS 1997.


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